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Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.)

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Carob Tree (Ceratonia siliqua L.)

Object description

Carob trees grow up to 10 meters tall. The crown is broad and semi-spherical, supported by a thick trunk with brown rough bark and sturdy branches. Leaves are 10–20 cm long, alternate, pinnate, and may or may not have a terminal leaflet. The flowers are a green-tinted red, small, numerous, and about 6–12 mm long. They are spirally arranged along the inflorescence axis in catkin-like racemes borne on spurs from old wood and even on the trunk (cauliflory). The fruit is a pod which can be elongated...

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Author(s) / Publisher

Zeynel Cebeci


Plant Science


flora of mediterranean, mediterranean, legumes, ceratonia siliqua

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Typical age range

Senior High (15-17), Undergraduate (18-21), Graduate (21-), Adult (18-)

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This resource is licensed under the license(CC-BY-NC-ND) Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported

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